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Owners of Freeport eatery destroyed in fire pledge to rebuild

The owners of the 30-year-old Freeport eatery, the Corsican Cafe & Chowder House, say they plan to build a new restaurant in the same downtown Freeport location after an early morning fire on...

Jobs reportedly cut as Putney deal closes

Early Thursday morning, the $200 million acquisition of the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc. officially came to a close and with it came the news that the company's new owner,...

Hancock Lumber unveils Kennebunk store

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After eight months of site work, building demolition and construction, the Casco-based Hancock Lumber has officially opened the doors on a new 30,000-square-foot facility in Kennebunk.

Early morning fire destroys downtown Freeport restaurant

Early Wednesday morning, firefighters from the communities of Freeport, Brunswick, Topsham, Pownal and Yarmouth battled a blaze that destroyed the 30-year-old downtown Freeport eatery, the Corsican...

WEX first quarter financials beat analysts’ expectations

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX) reported today its total revenue for the first quarter ended March 31 increased 2% to $205.9 million, compared with $202.3 million reported in the first quarter of 2015. First...

IDEXX founder to receive honorary degree from MECA

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The Maine College of Art has announced its commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients for its graduation ceremony at the State Theatre in Portland — and IDEXX and Black Point Group LLC...

Former Brunswick mill seeking solar panel approval

The owners of the Brunswick-based Fort Andross mill on the banks of the Androscoggin River will be meeting with the Village Review Board today about the possibility of installing 160 solar panels on...

Proposed Westbrook Wal-Mart faces residential opposition

Not everyone in the city of Westbrook is excited about a proposed 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart that would anchor a shopping center on the city's Main Street across from the popular Westbrook Crossing...

Move over Doogie Howser — Maine has its own whiz kid

The business ventures of 14-year-old entrepreneurs have come a long way from newspaper delivery routes and lawn mowing rackets, as Jack Cardin of Saco has shown with Kinney Shores Trading Co.

New England Tent & Awning pays $225K for Brunswick HQ

Laurie Schreiber |

BRUNSWICK — New England Tent & Awning, a Brunswick business that dates back to 1929, has purchased a site that's been crucial to its growth. Paying $225,00 for a building it already occupied,...